Timothy Smeeding
Lee Rainwater Distinguished Professor of Public Affairs and Economics, Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Recent work has been on social and economic mobility across generations, inequality of income, consumption and wealth, and poverty in national and cross-national contexts.

Can the U.S. Cut Child Poverty in Half in a Decade?

April 2, 2019

The Issue:

Child poverty is a serious problem for the United States. It compromises the health, learning and development of our children and their future employment opportunities and well-being. Can we find a feasible and cost-effective set of programs and policies that would generate substantial reductions in

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